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i'm harris faulkener, this is the fox report. remembering 9/11. ... in a field in shanksville, pennsylvania, with almost no time to decide... >> they gave the entire country and in calculable gift. >> with their brave decision they lost the first count counter-offensive on the war on terror and we think of the future and we thing of it because of them with the confidence, knowing that ordinary citizens will continue to stare down fear, overwhelm evil, and, bring hope from what seems to be none. >> harris: tonight, fox report on the tributes to the people who became victims, heros and everlasting examples of what makes us proud to be americans.
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and... as we pause to recognize the sacrifices on 9/11, we check in on the front lines, where our troops are at war. >> we are here because we need to be here. ? >> we full back and go back to the states, who is not to say they will not come to the states and fly back and try another attack? ♪ >> harris: we begin with a look at ground zero live in lower manhattan as the sun set even the of september 11th, ten years later an preparations are already made there at grounds zero, security even more intense than planned and in light of a still unconfirmed but credible terror threat. we'll have more on the threat in a few minutes, but, for now, we want to focus on what is being done to honor the lives lost in the terror attacks that have changed our nation forever. our julie bandaras is live at
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ground zero. julie? >> reporter: security at an all-time high here, around ground zero and battery park city and new york city police officers sweeping an extra-close eye after reports of three vans stolen in the area, two from new york city in fact, a construction company reporting a stolen van, one from verses city, however, authorities are saying it could be nothing more than just criminals, however they are taking no chances after a terror threat issued for new york and d.c. increasing vigilance and additional police will be deployed around the city but officials say there is no reason to panic. among security measures in place, police armed with automatic weapons on the streets and bomb-sniffing dogs and random bag searches and bridges, tunnels and subways and governor cuomo also ordered additional national guard and state police in and around ground zero. earlier today, a massive 60 x 90
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foot american flag was unfurled on the south side of one world trade center, the largest flag in the world, usually hung from the george washington bridge on special occasions and will be hung tomorrow marking ten years since the terror attack on u.s. soil and despite the threat, creme ra tiff ceremonies took place, honoring the 34 3 firemen who died and in attendance, mayor bloomberg and archbishop this do dolan and, an honor to the people lost in the attacks, the 208-foot-long wall designed to resemble the twin towers lying on their side will create a space for reflection and back at ground zero, tomorrow's
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commemoration sceremony will continue, at 8:30 a.m. and we want to reemphasize what officials have been echoing, despite the threat, whether credible or not, this is the safest place to be, and the united states has in fact never been safer. harris. >> harris: it is or shining star that's sun sets, a beautiful scene behind you. thank you very much. we'll have a legislative report on the possible suspects u.s. counter-intelligence is now trying to identify, following the latest credible but still unconfirmed terror threat and how they are chasing down potential leads, and that is still ahead inside the fox report. in our nation's capital, a memorial to the victims of the attacks on 9/11 there. former president george w. bush and his wife, laura, attending a wreath-laying ceremony at the pentagon and white flowers standing by the 9/11 stone that is imbedded in the wall outsided of corridor 4. near where one of the hijacked planes crashed into the building. killing 184 people including those on the plane. mr. bush scheduled to be at ground zero, tomorrow, with
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president obama. earlier today, in addition to the president's weekly radio and internet daes we also saw or heard from former new york city mayor rudy giuliani, giving the address for the republicans. focusing on 9/11. >> president barack obama: ten years ago ordinary americans rushed into the stairwells and into the flames and into the cockpit and the decade sense a new generation stepped forward to keep us safe and in their memory and their name we'll never waiver. >> we witnessed the worst attack in our history, intended by our enemies to destroy us and instead it drew us closer and made us more united. >> harris: peter doocy has more from washington. >> reporter: president george w. bush laid a wreath this morning at the spot where american airlines flight 77 hit the pentagon almost ten years ago. with wife laura by his side he paused and reflected silently
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before departing and also next to the pentagon's 9/11 stone, former secretary of defense, donald rumsfeld and the currents secretary of defense, leon panetta and we heard from president obama, who says we will always keep faith with the families of the fallen, and we will always remember the first responders, who risked their lives and those who gave their lives and the last decade has been difficult, but, the last two-and-a-half years we have taken out more al qaeda leaders than at any point since 9/11 and now is this time to end our wars. >> president barack obama: they wanted to draw us into endless wars, sapping our strength and confidence as a nation but as we put relentless pressure on al qaeda we are ending the war in iraq and beginning to bring our troops home from afghanistan. after a hard decade of war it is time for nation building at home. >> rudy giuliani spoke out on behalf of republicans today, and said we need to take a slightly different approach if we want to stay safe. >> american security requires a long-term military presence, in
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the part of the world where people and organizations are plotting to kill us. the timetable should not be based on a politically expedient calendar but on when we have eliminated the threat of domestic attacks, being generated, in that particular part of the world. >> and something else the mayor touched on, is the well-being of those first responders, who are now sick and he says they took care of us and now is the time to take care of them. harris? >> harris: all right, peter, thank you and keeping the focus on our troops, now, president obama making an unannounced trip to arlington national cemetery. in virginia, today. visiting grave sites for the soldiers who died in our wars in iraq an afghanistan and the president and first lady, michelle obama, also talking with members of a family who happened to be there. we're told and he will now travel to new york tomorrow morning for the commemoration of the 9/11 memorial. and then is set to fly to pennsylvania for a memorial with the flight 93 cash in shanksville and more than 4,000
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people gathered there to pay tribute to the heros who prevented the attackers from reaching that your ended destination, many believing the white house or the capitol building. [bells tolling]. >> harris: two bells ringing out as they do every year at this time. for each victim on that flight. that crashed, in the field in pennsylvania. >> they gave the entire country an incalculable gift and 2500 years from now i hope and pray to god that people will still remember this. >> harris: shankville will have its own monument to the tragedy of flight 93 and president bush attending the dedication along with president clinton and vice president joe biden and laura ingle is live in shanksville, pennsylvania. >> reporter: there was a sense
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of deep gratitude that hung heavy in the air today. as thousands came to pay their respects. of those who sacrificed so much, ten years ago. the unveiling of the wall of names, you see here, behind me, still active with members of the public paying their respects, getting a first up-close look for the first time here today. again, the centerpiece, really of today's flight 93 national memorial dedication, 40 marble slabs, 8 feet tall, each engraved with the names of those lost on united flight 93, in black. and there was one slab engraved with the name of a female passenger who was pregnant at the time, also with the words, unborn child, next to her name. though wall follows the flight path before it slammed into the field, a historic day for the more than 700 family members who waited for this moment to see a permanent memorial take shape. years of acquiring land, raising funds, and several construction and design challenges along the
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way, finally, led to the moment. former president bill clinton and george w. bush here to pay their respects, and continued the legacy of those lost. >> the 40 souls who perished on the plane left a great deal behind. they left spouses and children and grandchildren. who miss them dearly. they left successful businesses and promising careers and a lifetime of dreams they will never have the chance to fulfill. they left something else... a legacy of bravery and selflessness that will always inspire america. >> reporter: and while the wall of names an memorial plaza went public today there is a long way to go and so far, $52 million has been raised to fund the memorial, but, there are still 10 million more needed to build the very important visitors and education center, former president clinton made a surprise pledge to help that with that effort, today. >> since i am no longer in
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office i can do unpopular things. i told the secretary of the interior, the head of your development program that i was aghast to find out we still need to raise $10 million to finish this place and speaker boehner and i have already volunteered to do a bipartisan event in washington, let's get the show on the road. [applause]. >> let's go. >> reporter: let's roll, and you better believe that that got a lot of applause for a long time here. both former president clinton and bush were shake signify hands afterwards, talking with the family members, and pledging their support. tonight, here, luminaries are let in front of the wall and that will go on for the next several hours as the ground keepers here are working hard to clean up the mud that came with all of the rain earlier today. though, it was sunny through most of today's events. of course we have tomorrow to go, and president barack obama will be here for tomorrow's annual memorial. harris, back to you. >> harris: laura ingle, thank you very much. a southwest plane diverted and
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did go on and leave for maryland and a spokesperson for southwest says the passenger in question was not disruptive, however, they did not allow that person to reboard the flight, in nashville. updates as we get them and extra security now in new york and washington because of a possible al qaeda plot timed to coincide with september 11th and let's take a live picture at lower manhattan, a picture of resilience. look at this. it is sunset, here, on the east coast. and, we are just on the eve now, of all of the festivities and events that are set to take place in about 24 hours, and u.s. intelligence agencies saying that they now, at this hour, finding no evidence that terrorists have sneaked into the country. authorities are on high alert, chasing down a credible but unconfirmed tip but are beginning to have their doubts about the information, leading to all of the concern.
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molly henneberg is live with the latest. >> reporter: a senior u.s. official tells fox the threat is looking, quote, less and less credible. and, the details provided by the cia informant overseas, are not adding up. still, u.s. officials are scouring travel, immigration, phone and other databases going back to december, looking for anything suspicious. and, the fbi says it is treating this as a credible threat. >> what we generally do is, like in any other investigation, start with very, very small clues and we try to connect them to other bigger clues, and, sometimes we run into a dead end and sometimes we don't. that is the process we're in at the moment. >> reporter: the president met with the national security team to discuss the threats and the president, quote, directed his team to pursue vigorously all threats information and ensure a heightened state of vigilance and preparedness as we commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and also today,
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d.c. and maryland police announced they are looking for two stolen u-haul vans, remember the terror plot is said to include car or truck bombs and now, police in prince gorges county, maryland say two white ford econoline vans with u-haul vans were stole today, they have arizona license tags, ae-15192. and ae-10807. police say this just may be a case of stolen vans, not related to the terror threat and they are being extra cautious. and, d.c. police are now said to be stopping u-haul trucks in the area. >> harris: all right, thank you very much. well, this is not what we want to find lying around your house. but a family is shocked to find several pipe bombs inside their home. we are learning who put them there, we'll let you know and the u.s. headed back to the moon. but there is nobody on board for this trip to space. two spacecraft known as the
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>> flooding causing a hundred thousand people to evacuate their homes in the wake of tropical storm lee and many evacuees are now allowed to go home. and the rest cobb back as the flood levels are receding and the scene awaiting homeowners, a devastating mess an swirling floodwaters carried away at least ten homes and caused sewage spills into streams and rivers, at least 15 deaths blamed on lee. the worst storm to hit north ian pennsylvania in nearly four
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decades and texas a different stair, people facing the hardship of another disaster, a massive wildfire that destroyed nearly 1400 homes, over the past week. people in one neighborhood are now allowed to go back into assess the damage of their homes but the firefight is not over, 60% of the flames now contained and families who lost their homes and are getting hotel vouchers, still out of them and will receive other assistance from the state. as needed. a new mission to the moon and surprise reunion between a soldier and his little boy. just two stops as we go across america. >> harris: florida... nasa headed back to the moon, the agency launching a set of twin spacecraft from cape canaveral after a two-day delay and twill not reach the moon will year's end, using gravity tools to map the moon's inner core for the
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first time. california, a dozen pipe bombs discovered in a san diego family's home, they discovered them when they were moving out, and the roommate facing bomb-making charges. colorado, an intense manhunt after a marched man robbed a hotel at the foot of the rocky mountains and police en golden releasing surveillance video saying the armed robbery helped them out. >> the fact he moved the video camera is in our favor, he moved it to the spot where he stood. >> reporter: they did a room-to-room search and didn't find him. ohio... a soldier home from iraq. surprising his five-year-old son, ethan, at school. the two separated for nearly a year. >> it was something, that little boy waited for, for, you know, the past year, to have his daddy home and he had been talking about it, every, single day!
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>> harris: the staff sergeant checking in with his entire family, his son, with just one message for him. >> i love you. >> and that is a fox watch across america. >> harris: a major player in the middle east, pakistan's former president in office during the september 11th attacks. sharing his thoughts on the war on terror. plus, nearly a decade after the war in afghanistan began, new concerns tonight about the taliban. we'll hear from u.s. troops, putting their own lives on the line to protect the country. all while we get set to remember the victims of 9/11. [ dad ] i'm ♪ i wasn't eating well. she's a dietitian and she suggested i try boost complete nutritional drink to help get the nutrition i was missing.
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as the water cascades down it is breath taking and the ceremony going on as planned, starting 8:30 a.m., a moment of silence, 16 minutes later to coincide with the exact time the world trade center was struck and one by one reading of the names of the 2977 people killed in new york, pennsylvania, and at the pentagon. earlier today, former president george w. bush placing a wreath at the pentagon, his wife, laura, by his side and white flowers imbedded in the wall outside corridor 4 near where american airlines flight 77 crashed into the building. killing 184 people. ♪ >> ♪ ♪ i will remember you ♪... >> shankville, pennsylvania, thousands remembering the courage of those on board flight 93. honoring the 40 passengers and crew who stormed the cockpit, with the words, "let's roll"
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when they realized the plane was hijacked by terrorists. three of our nation's leaders expressing their undying gratitude. >> americans are alive today because the passengers and crew of flight 93 chose to act. and our nation will be forever grateful. >> they knew with the opening shot in the new war and so they acted... >> they gave the entire country an incalculable gift. they saved the capitol from attack and saved god knows how many lives. they saved the terrorists from claiming the symbolic victory of smashing the center of american government. >> harris: let's take a live look in new jersey, for those of us who live outside the city this is the beacon that we see across the hudson river. at the view of lower manhattan. you can see how close it is, nearby, is liberty state park, where a moment of silence was
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held earlier today. as the new monument was unveiled to honor the 746 new jerseyians killed that day and, the governor saying if a minute of silence were held for every life lost on september 11th it would last until monday afternoon. >> the loss for these families is not just between today and 2:00 on monday. the silence from the loved ones they've lost has lasted ten years. >> harris: a silence, he says, is felt minute by minute by those who lost a husband, wife, mother, father, son, daughter, friend. all of them in our hearts and minds as tomorrow nears and now, our nation's law enforcement working around the clock to make sure we are not targeted again. they are following a tip the government says, is credible but, yet, unconfirmed about a terror plot targeting either new york city or washington, d.c.
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to coincide with 9/11. the threat to americans in afghanistan still very real concern tonight and it was less than a month after the september 11th attacks. the united states invaded that country, looking for usama bin laden. the taliban ruling there at the time, refused to hand him over. now, they are saying they had no role in the 9/11 attacks and they will keep fighting against u.s. forces in afghanistan, until all american troops leave that country. our connor powell is streaming live tonight from kabul. connor? >> reporter: harris, the taliban may not have been involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, they've long been associated, had links with al qaeda and today the u.s. soldiers and marines in afghanistan are busy trying to prepare the afghan security forces to hand over, take over security responsibilities to prevent another attack from being launched in afghanistan. ten years of war and thousands of americans have served in afghanistan, more than 1700 have paid the ultimate sacrifice, for
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many troops the attacks of september 11th, 2001 are still a vivid memory. >> things are surreal, people were confused, scared, and i remember a lot of questions being asked. >> reporter: and for some the attacks were a call to arms. >> whenever 9/11 happened and i knew we were going to war that is when i started really thinking about joining up, and thinking about serving my country. >> even ten years later, 9/11 continues to haunted many in uniform. >> it is still an open wound, i guess. still painful memory but it is our generation's pearl harbor. >> today there are nearly 100,000 american troops in afghanistan. a record number. in progress in defeating the taliban has been slow. nevertheless, the all-volunteer military still largely supports the mission here. >> now, we are here because we need to be here. you know? you look at the kids running around and see the afghans
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moving forward and that motivates you. >> the purpose we're here for is not just to help the afghan people and to fight our enemies, the taliban are here and we're taking it to them every day. >> reporter: even as americans question the mission, for those who serve the reasons for continuing the war are clear. >> if we pull back and go back to the states who's not to say they will not come to the states, fly back and try another attack? so, as long as we're out here we're keeping the war out here. >> reporter: after ten years and two wars, many in the military are hardened veterans but what scares them more than anything is another attack on american soil. and harris, earlier today, the taliban did try to launch an attack on a u.s. base in eastern afghanistan and debt nating a car bomb outside the base and two afghan civilians were killed and no u.s. or international troops were killed and dozens were injured and another reminder how deadly afghanistan remains after ten years of war here, harris?
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>> harris: a reminder indeed, thank you very much, from kabul tonight, one of the most powerful men in the middle east, when the war in afghanistan began speaking out in support of the u.s.-led fight, musharaff was pakistan's president until defend ig support forced him out of office in '08. since then he has largely stayed out of the spotlight but recently sat down with amy kellogg. >> reporter: ten years on, former pakistani president general pervez musharaff still believes the war in afghanistan is a just cause. >> alisyn: we may not be -- seem to be winning but we are not losing and i think we are winning on one count, we have contained terrorism. >> reporter: he was former president bush's staunch supporter in the war waged against terrorism. for this, he met virulent resistance at home for backing the west in its efforts to rout out usama bin laden and the taliban. >> the sacrifice of war... i
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gotten dangered and i was attacked twice and, so, therefore... (inaudible) i put my own life at stake. >> reporter: critics say he didn't do enough. when usama bin laden was found living in the heart of pakistan earlier this year there were accusations that governments past and present sheltered him. musharaff denied he knew bin laden was there. >> if he was there and there was complicity we have been guarded... >> reporter: there are those who are skeptical about pakistan and isi's commitment to extinguish terrorism but in pakistan, washington's loyalty is also questioned. >> if pakistan is to be the part of the coalition against terror, then, everyone should be on board and pakistan's interests must be protected, otherwise, pakistan isi protects its own
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interest. >> reporter: the isi helped create the taliban. but, pervez musharaff says that u.s. troops in afghanistan should stay the course, until the group is dismantled and stability ensured. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> harris: a quick programming note now for you, be sure and tune in tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern, geraldo is reporting live from ground zero. as he honors the men and women who spent the past decade fighting to keep the rest of us free from terror. geraldo reports 9/11 ther, the counterattack here on fox. dramatic developments in libya that could have a major effect on our own country, as the u.s. supports nato's intervention there. rebel leaders arriving to a huge fan fare in their nation's capital and they say they are ready to lead. plus... he miraculously walked out of the jungle alive. wait until you hear his story! how he got to this point, amazing. stay with us.
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>> harris: the latest in is the -- the struggle or libya as the effort continues to rely on u.s. war planes and dollars, and our david piper is streaming live from tripoli tonight, david? >> reporter: harris, yes. the leader of the national transitional council arrived here in the libyan capital for the first time today, since the rebels took the city. there was joyous scenes at the airport, as he descented the steps from the plane and, there is actually fighting around as people were scrambling to see the special man for these people. and his appearance at this time seems to show they are preparing now to move the government from
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benghazi to tripoli. now, the ntc's interior minister said the challenge now is toing or nights the state which will, he says, be harder than the military campaign. but, the fighting is still going on now. with deadline expiring today for the remaining pro gadhafi forces to give up, rebel forces moved to clear them from the remaining towns they hold. bani walid, they found stiff resistance and rebels said they were forced back after coming under heavy fire and they said they pulled back to wait for nato air attacks to clear the way for them. but, nato has denied it is conducting operations with the rebels. but, announced later they were conducting operations around bani walid today and there were reports of airstrikes now. there has also been intense
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fighting around sirte, the home town of gadhafi and a rebel commander has said today, that he expects an intense battle there, because those pro gadhafi forces have got some of the best military technology offered in this country with the latest russian-built tanks. we don't know, still, where he. >> governor huckabee: even -- he is, but has less land to operate in. >> harris: that is an understatement, isn't it? david paper piper. egyptian police on a state of alerted, tonight, following an attack on the israeli embassy in cairo and the violent rampage denounced by a senior israeli official, quote, a blow to peaceful relation and tension between the neighboring country have been simmering since the revolution that booted hosni mubarak, israel's closest arab ally and hundreds were injured during the overnight assault and most of the staff we are told
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including israel's ambassador and family were safely escorted out of egypt. >> tragedy off the coast of africa. nearly 200 passengers on a capsized ferry are dead and crews managing to rescue more than 500 others from the water. our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. ♪ >> harris: tanzania, officials say the ferry sank after leaving a harbor on the indian ocean. rescuers and fishing boats desperately searching for more survivors. we're told the ferry was only built to hold 600 people and as many as 800 may have been crowded aboard. india, protesters setting a police jeep ablaze in an eastern city, a few feet from where officers found the body of a car mechanic earlier in the day. that killing still unleaded investigation. bolivia, the man waving to navy rescuers three days after he survived a plane crash.
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then walked out of the amazon jungle to safety. he said he spent 15 hours trapped inside the small plane... and 8 other passengers died. philippines, a special mask for an american victim of 9/11 at a neighborhood on the capital of manila. -- a special mass for an american victim of 9 9/11. she donated thousands of dollars to improve the community after seeing residents living in deep poverty and she worked at the world trade center and died in the terror attacks. and people here they her legacy lives on, halfway around the globe and that is a rap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> harris: an investigation under way for ammunition that disappeared from fort bragg army base, 14,000 rounds, and what authorities are doing to find it. plus reports of a new battle for many of our nation's war heros, a fight they are facing here in
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>> 14,000 rounds of military ammunition now missing at fort bragg, north carolina, official at the army base saying they suspect it happened overnight on tuesday and the missing ammo can be used in an m-4 or m-16 assault rifle and military police taking the matter seriously and every amount of ammunition under their care must be accounted for. our men and women in uniform are among those hardest hit by
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the economic crisis. according to the real estate study for realtytrac, foreclosures on and near military towns went up 32% since the recession compared to 23% nationwide, a rude awakening for our heros returning from fighting where they risk losing their lives, to find out now they risk losing their homes, casey steegel with the news, live in los angeles. >> reporter: the numbers do not bode well for our active duty military men and women. the southwest housing market is hit especially hard as we have reported the last several years, california, nevada and arizona continuing to report the highest foreclosure rates in america and the golden state also has one of the largest active duty military populations in the country. we are talking all branches, the air force, marines, navy, and army. and data suggesting there may be a direct link between the two,
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accord to realtytrac, not only have rates shot up near military installations, last year, 8 california cities ranked among the top 20 towns near bases, with the highest foreclosure rates. >> average military family moves every 2-3 years. 1/3 of the military is deployed, or getting new active orders, every three years and with the constant change, it is very difficult for a military homeowner to pick up... >> reporter: what is being done to fix the problem? well, authorities are closing in on banks, and predatory lenders, that have been known to target troops and military support groups have been established to guide families through the maze of home ownership. >> there is definitely things in place to help service members with financial education, in
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terms of what is a good purchase to make, what mortgage rates should they look for and there's a very small program available to eligible service members to help if their home lost value and they have orders to move. >> reporter: 40% of the call coming into a veterans call center operated here in the city of los angeles involves some kind of question regarding financial help on a housing issue. so, harris, that really illustrates the problem these men and women are facing, and the help they so desperately need. >> harris: it is true. i mean, this is an emergency in the country and an embarrassment we have let it get this far. >> reporter: i agree. >> harris: good thing people are on it. thank you very much. they couldn't see the disaster that surrounded him, and another set of eyes helped guide him to safety. next, a survivor talks about getting out of the burning twin towers with the aid of his beloved guide dog. and, let's look now at lower manhattan again. they have just now put up the test lights and we saw it
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his guide dog, rosell, telling the story of how they made it out of the burning north tower. >> 8:46 in the morning, i was in my office, on the 78th floor of tower one when the plane hit the building, and the building, as my arm is doing tipped, because buildings like that, as i learned tend to be springy and i say in the book that we moved about 20 feet, my estimate how far we moved and i had a colleague in the office and we thought we'd take a 78 floor plunge to the seat and after the building righted itself i went back into the office and met with her coming out from my desk and took her leash and told her to heel and david looked out the window and saw fire and smoke and millions of pieces of burning paper falling outside the window. >> harris: he and the dog and, a couple of people walked down the steps to safety and, rosell passed away and,